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Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 April 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on “Green China”, David Willetts and Boris Johnson.

Why Willetts is wrong on feminism and social mobility
By George Eaton - 01 April 15:42

The countries with the highest levels of social mobility are those with the highest levels of gender

Get back in the kitchen, lady, Wayne needs your job
By Duncan Robinson - 01 April 14:58

David Willetts MP blames feminism for male, working-class unemployment.

Comments of the week
By Staff blogger - 01 April 12:01

A selection of the best comments left on the site this week.

Opposition to the coalition’s NHS reforms spreads
By George Eaton - 01 April 10:45

Norman Tebbit and David Owen warn that the plans will allow private firms to “cherry-pick” care.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 April 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

How complicated is AV?
By Duncan Robinson - 31 March 17:54

Surprisingly simple compared to first-past-the-post.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 31 March 17:23

The five must-read blogs from today, on Libya, Ed Balls and Sarah Palin.

Cable gets his facts wrong on tuition fees
By George Eaton - 31 March 16:31

The Business Secretary is wrong to claim that most universities aren’t planning to charge £9,000.

President Obama: “Hey, man, can I borrow your computer”
By Duncan Robinson - 31 March 16:29

The US president slaps down an interviewer who asks him if he has his own computer.

New Statesman success at Orwell Prize
By Duncan Robinson - 31 March 13:19

New Statesman bloggers pick up five nominations for the prestigious blogging prize.

Does Ireland have a future?
By Duncan Robinson - 31 March 12:53

RSA hosts debate on Ireland’s precarious financial and political situation featuring the <em>New Sta

In this week’s New Statesman: Who are the English?
By George Eaton - 31 March 12:41

Mehdi Hasan: in defence of multiculturalism | Will Self: Hague’s resistible rise | Maurice Glasman o

Cameron slows down the NHS revolution
By George Eaton - 31 March 10:46

PM prepares to water down Andrew Lansley’s reforms after a political backlash.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 March 8:58

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Is social networking killing email?
By Jason Stamper - 30 March 18:09

It could be game@over for trusty electronic mail.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 30 March 17:01

The five must-read blogs from today, on Miliband’s wedding, tuition fees and BNP voters.

New Statesman cover | 4 April 2011
By New Statesman - 30 March 16:21

A sneak preview of this week’s New Statesman cover.

Gove’s EMA replacement will not work
By James Mills - 30 March 16:03

The Education Secretary’s “bursary scheme” is inadequate and ineffective.

PMQs review: Cameron’s sharp tongue runs wild
By George Eaton - 30 March 14:26

The Prime Minister launches attack after attack on Ed Miliband and Ed Balls.

March for the Alternative . . . but what alternative?
By Dan Hind - 30 March 11:40

It is vital that trade unions take a more active role in defining the anti-cuts movement.

Clegg talks down nuclear power
By George Eaton - 30 March 10:43

The Deputy Prime Minister is wrong to cast doubt on the future of nuclear power in Britain.

Wedding bells for Miliband
By George Eaton - 30 March 9:23

The Labour leader is to marry his partner, Justine Thornton, on 27 May.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 March 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

The government’s university policy doesn’t add up
By Gareth Thomas - 29 March 19:12

The coalition’s higher education reforms are unnecessary, unfair and incompetent.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 29 March 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on why the cuts will hurt, a Labour-SNP coalition and the EMA r

The economic picture remains grim
By George Eaton - 29 March 13:56

Growth revised up to -0.5 per cent. But household income falls for the first time since 1981.

Should the public have a vote in Labour leadership elections?
By George Eaton - 29 March 10:43

Allowing “registered supporters” to vote would create a disincentive to membership.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 March 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

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